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Lewis to become Columbus North athletic director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pat McKee, CNHS sports information
June 29, 2020 cell: 317-403-1665
Brian Lewis is set to become the next athletic director at Columbus North High School, principal David Clark announced Monday (June 29).
Lewis has been given a letter of assurance regarding his appointment, but his hiring will not be official until it is approved at a Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation meeting on July 20.
An Indiana University graduate, Lewis comes to Columbus North after serving the past eight years as an assistant athletic director at Mary Institute & Country Day School in St. Louis, Mo. He previously was an assistant football coach for four seasons at DeSmet Jesuit High School in St. Louis and an assistant football coach and assistant girls’ basketball coach for two seasons at Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights, Mo.
He moved to MICDS in 2012, where he has served as an assistant football coach, a middles school physical education teacher and director of summer sports camps in addition to his duties as an assistant athletic director for the independent private school that serves about 1,250 students from pre-kindergarten through high school.
“I am very excited about this opportunity,” said Lewis, 40, who was named winner of the MICDS Extra Effort Award for athletics and teaching in the 2019-2020 academic year. “Coming in and being the face of the athletic department, I want to represent Columbus North the best that I can. I also want parents to know that I have their child’s best interest at heart, athletically and educationally.”
Clark said that Columbus North is fortunate to have had Lewis seek its open position.
“Brian’s experience as an assistant athletic director will serve him well as he transitions to lead the Bull Dog Nation’s athletic department,” Clark said. “His strength in building relationships with student-athletes will allow us to maintain a highly competitive athletic program.”
Lewis noted his first order of business will be to make sure that Columbus North programs are abiding by BCSC guidelines with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. But he also wants to see the Bull Dogs continue their history of success.
“The COVID-19 situation has dug a hole into athletics, so we have to do what’s best for our student-athletes in taking temperatures and all the other details in re-entry (to athletics),” Lewis said. “My job is to make sure everyone is respecting the rules and guidelines.
“Long term, I hope to see Columbus North continue to have great coaches who will develop student-athletes physically, mentally and emotionally. We are to be education based, first and foremost. But at same time, you play games to win and we want to pursue state championships. We also want to try to develop our student-athletes into leaders and make sure that our student-athletes are better when they leave than when they arrived.”
While Lewis was at MICDS, the Rams captured 12 Missouri State High School Activities Association state championships. They included four state titles in boys tennis (2013 Class 1, 2014 Class 1, 2015 Class 1 and 2016 Class 1); two in boys golf(2013 Class 3 and 2016 Class 3); two in girls golf (2014 Class 1 and 2015 Class1); two in girls track (2016 Class 4 and 2018 Class 4); one in baseball (2016Class 4); and one in cross country (2019 Class 3).
In 2019-2020, MICDS successes included the aforementioned Class 3 state crown in girls cross country as well as a 15th-place state finish in girls swimming, a state appearance in girls tennis, a top-10 state ranking in boys soccer and a Metro League Conference championship in boys basketball.
At DeSmet, Lewis was an assistant football coach for the Spartans’ 2005 Missouri Class 6 state championship.
“I feel like this is the perfect job for me,” Lewis said of becoming the CNHS athletic director. “The program has had a lot of success, and I think my personality and vision will continue to drive Columbus North in the right direction.”
A 1999 graduate of Pattonville, Lewis was a football star while also competing in basketball and track & field. He had three 1,000-yard rushing seasons, 25 games of 100 yards or more, twice earned Missouri all-state honors and totaled 4,954 career rushing yards in high school. He was ranked as the nation’s 22nd best football prep prospect by The Sporting News.
Lewis went on to attend IU, where he was a member of the Hoosiers’ football program for five years. After red shirting as a freshman, Lewis competed for four seasons as running back. He rushed for 1,321 yards and seven touch downs on 282 carries while playing in 34 games and starting 16 games in his career. He also had 21 receptions for 197 yards and one TD with the Hoosiers and also served as a team captain for the 2003 Hoosiers.
Lewis’ top game at IU came on Oct. 11, 2003, when he ran for 128 yards on 21 carries against Northwestern. He also produced three other 100-yard rushing games – 121yards on 25 carries against Iowa on Oct. 19, 2002; 116 yards on 17 carries against Kentucky on Sept. 20, 2003; and 101 yards on 16 carries against Central Michigan on Sept. 21, 2002.
Lewis earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Indiana in 2011. He added a master’s degree in athletic administration from William Woods University in 2017.
“I’m a laid-back person, but I have a passion for athletics,” Lewis said. “I did a lot of research, and I took this job because I feel strongly about the community. My family and I are looking forward to becoming a part of it.”
Lewis’ wife, Emily, is from Indiana. The couple has two children – Maxwell, 10, and Cecilia, who turns 7 in July.
Lewis becomes the 12th athletic director in the history of Columbus High/Columbus North and succeeds Jeff Hester in the position. Hester, who accepted a position as assistant athletic director at Carmel in May, was the Bull Dogs’ athletic director from 2008 through 2020.
Previous athletic directors at Columbus High/Columbus North have included Fred Busenburg(1914-1921), Clifford Wells (1921-1922), William Dobbins (1922-1927), Wilkie Moody (1927-1930), Walter Hall (1930-1936), Frank Newsom (1936-1941), George Boots (1941-1942), Noel Genth (1942-1952), Bill Stearman (1955-1998) and Hedy George (1998-2008). Columbus High had no athletic director from 1952-1955.
Columbus North will hold a “meet-and-greet” session for the public from 4 p.m. to 6:30p.m. on Thursday, July 9 in the Athletic Conference Room. In line with BCSC policy, those attending should wear a face covering and abide by social distancing guidelines.
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CNHS Summer Information - 2020
COLUMBUS NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
Schedule of Events Summer 2020
Summer hours begin Monday, June 8
Main Office 812-376-4431
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Monday - Friday
Closed July 3rd
Counseling Center 812-376-4292
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday - Thursday
Counselors are not available after June 5th
Closed 6/22 to 7/17
C4 Office 812-376-4240
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday
Closed July 3rd
Will check messages and return calls within 5 working days
Will check messages and return calls within 5 working days
Deans Office 812-376-4251
For more information or possible changes go to:
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- Allow at least one hour for processing
- Any permit after 1:00 pm will be processed the next day
- You MUST
O Be a North student.
- Have a completed "Intent to Employ Form" from your employer with all three required signatures.
- Have your Birth Certificate if this is your first permit from North High School.
Completed physicals are required to participate. Physical forms are available on the CNHS Athletic School website: http://www.columbusnorthathletics.org(forms) Due to the COVID 19 outbreak Moratorium week was canceled by the IHSAA.
- North undergraduate: Records are available in the Counseling Center.
- North graduate : Records are at the Information Services Center, 2650 Home Avenue. Phone 376-4463
July 15 - 17
July 20 - 24
5:00 – 9:00pm
1:00 – 9:00pm
July 27 - 31
5:30 - 8:30pm
4:00 – 7:00pm
Phone 812-376-4258 for additional dates or questions
NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT
Enrollment dates are July 30, 31 and August 3,4
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- Show proof of residency
- Provide emergency phone numbers
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CNHS Freshman Football Virtual Call-Out MeetingAny incoming Columbus North High School Freshman interested in playing football is strongly encouraged to attend the CNHS Freshman Football Virtual Call-Out Meeting Tuesday June 30 at 7:00 pm. Email Freshman Head Coach Brady Lofton or Varsity Head Coach Tim Bless for log in information.Coach Lofton: firstname.lastname@example.orgCoach Bless: email@example.com
BCSC Extra Curricular Reopening Statement
BCSC, after careful consideration and planning with the Bartholomew County Health Department, will open facilities for co- and extra-curricular use beginning July 6, 2020. Coaches and sponsors have been advised to adhere to a list of various guidelines, many of which are summarized below. These guidelines have been adopted from recommendations provided by the CDC, IHSAA, and IDOE. The guidelines listed only apply to co- and extra-curricular matters within BCSC. School reopening details will be shared on or before July 6, 2020. The guidelines below are only related to co- and extra-curricular activities, not school reopening, which are still under development.
BCSC Statement re: Reopening of School
BCSC Statement re: Reopening of School
Thursday, June 11, 2020
After concluding an unusual last quarter of the 2019-2020 school year, BCSC is focused on the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. As we work toward specific plans for reopening school, we do so with the following guiding principles in mind:
*Return as many students to our buildings as possible on Thursday, August 6;
*Prioritize the health and safety of all students and staff members;
*Provide high quality instruction regardless of context;
*Ensure equity of access to high quality instruction for all students; and
*Provide families and students with choices and pathways that work best for individual learning needs.
Currently, we are reviewing the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Governor’s Office, Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), and the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) to discern between recommendations and requirements AND consulting locally with officials at the Bartholomew County Health Department.
As we explore various instructional delivery options that address our guiding principles, we are in need of information from our families. If you are a parent or guardian, then please complete the survey in the link below by Friday, June 19, 2020.
After Friday, June 19, 2020, we will review the data provided, analyze the current circumstances at both the local and state level, and publicly provide more specific information regarding reopening on or about Monday, July 6. (The final phase of reopening for the State of Indiana is scheduled for Saturday, July 4.)
Survey link: https://forms.gle/kv8vXconSb9BPc2D7
CNHS Triangle Senior Issue 2020
Incoming 9th Grade Freshmen Boys Basketball Players and Parents: Virtual Meeting with Coach FergusonOn Monday, June 15th at 9:00 am Coach Paul Ferguson will have a google meet for the parents of incoming freshman boys basketball players. During that time the coaching staff will review summer opportunities and the new BCSC CONVID - 19 guidelines. Please join the meeting using the following link:
Passing of the Gavel....New Student Body President Max Wilson received his gavel today
The "passing of the gavel" occurred today as Past Student Body President Matt Ruehman presented a new gavel to 2020-21 Student Body President Max Wilson.
Walk the Stage Photos
CNHS Students Grades 9-11: Book Return and Access to the Building
From Mr. Clark's May 11th letter:
Students in grades 9-11:
On June 1 and 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. you will have an opportunity to access the building to return books and get personal items from your lockers. Classrooms will be closed, so if you have left a book in a classroom, please email your teacher and let them know so they can return it for you. You do not want a bill to come later for unreturned books/calculators/other BCSC owned property. At this time we are considering taking any student’s temperature as they enter the building and we encourage you to wear masks if you have them. Note that we will have staff present to provide gentle reminders for you to get what you need and/or return what you need to and keep moving. We trust that you will be able to take care of all business in a short period of time.
CNHS 2020 Walk the Stage Photos!
2020 graduates and families,
Graduate photos will be available to download for free at https://cnhs.shootproof.com/gallery/2020graduation/ from now until Dec. 31, 2020.
Photos are divided by the ‘sessions’ that graduates attended to receive their diploma.
To open the website, click open gallery in the bottom right hand corner. You will be prompted to put in your e-mail address.
Once in the website, search for your graduation session. Once you find the photo, download the photo(s) by clicking image and the download button is under the photo.
CNHS Bull Dog Alumni Association Newsletter Spring 2020 PDF
2020-21 CNHS Student Assembly Results
First Name Last Name Grade Office
Gwendolyn Anderson 11
Lucy Beck 12 Treasurer
Zoe Bishop 10
Rylie Boezeman 10
Kyle Carlson 12
Evan Carr 11
Bennett Carson 12
Andrew Clark 12
Ryan Clulow 11
Jayden Cross 10
Reed Duncan 12
Luke Enneking 12
Tiffany Fu 11
Michael Gambaiani 12
Benjamin Genter 10
Leah George 11
Zane Glick 11 Vice President
Luke Golding 12
Osian Guest 10
Clayton Guthrie 10
Lauren Hartwell 12
Leah Hartwell 10
Emily Herndon 12
Sydney Hollars 12 Scretary
William Holliday 11
Colvin Iorio 12
Lukas Iorio 10
Don Kareem Shahreel 10
Charly Kleinhenz 11
Adler Larson 10
Ethan Lax 11
Chaewon Lee 11
Wil Littrell 11
Matthew Liu 11
Arturo Lopez Caullieres 10
Alexa McKinley 12
John Merritt 10
Joseph Neal 12
Paige Osbourne 11
Zoe Preston 12 Sgt At Arms
Collin Pruitt 12
Kathryn Rayburn 12
Madison Roop 12
William Russell 10
Riley Schumm 10
Brayden Spalding 11
Charles Terry 11
Grace Whaley 11
Madison White 12
Maxwell Wilson 12 President
CNHS Virtual Art Show!!